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Old 07-22-2008, 02:38 PM
Leonard Chatagnier
 
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--- Leonard Chatagnier <lenc5570@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 07:18:56 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Leonard Chatagnier <lenc5570@sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: help
> To:
> "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general
> discussions" <ubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com>
>
>
> --- basheer <albasheers@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > i have completly deleted the fonts folder on
> ubuntu
> > (i.e sudo rm -r
> > /usr/share/fonts) and now i am not able to start
> > ubuntu
> > can anyone tell how to restore the fonts folder
> >
> >
> > plz help me
> >
> You should be able to log into a TTY console, if so:
>
> Start an apt front end such as Synaptic or Adept
> package managers. Search for fonts and select the
> ones
> you want to install. Click on the little icon
> beginning each font entry and select install or
> reinstall for the ones you want. Be sure you select
> at least:
>
> gsfonts-x11, xfonts-100dp, xfonts-75dpi,
xfonts-base,
> to get X started again. If I missed something on my
>font list, someone is sure to correct the error but I
>think the above list will get X-windows started
again.
>You should know, as you probably do now, that "rm
>-r-f <file name or dir> is a very powerful and
>dangerous command. Don't ever use it on the "/"
>directory or you will be installing Ubuntu again.
>The X-font package is required for X windows to
>run(gdm, kdm, xdm). Hope this gets you started.
>
> Leonard Chatagnier
> lenc5570@sbcglobal.net
>


Leonard Chatagnier
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